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Sarah Plain and Tall

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 27,754 Ratings and 1,193 Reviews

Book Description
MacLachlan, author of Unclaimed Treasures, has written an affecting tale for children. In the late 19th century a widowed midwestern farmer with two children--Anna and Caleb--advertises for a wife. When Sarah arrives she is homesick for Maine, especially for the ocean which she misses greatly. The children fear that she will not stay, and when she goes off to town alone, young Caleb--whose mother ... More
Book Information
PublisherCornerstone Books
BindingHardcover (29 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages90
Publication Date09/1988
The Creators
About Patricia MacLachlan (Author) : Patricia MacLachlan is the bestselling author of beloved books for young readers, including Arthur, For the Very First Time, winner of the Golden Kite Award for fiction; The Facts and Fictions of Minn... more
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12/14/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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7/1/2010 Sheri Radford tagged as: I recommend

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11/29/2009 Lauren Himmelreich said:
The Sarah Plain and Tall series is great. My kids love reading them and we have also read them together at bed time. They are short and easy to read and the stories are beautiful and heart warming. Patricia MacLachlan is a woman who knows how to use words effectively without wasting them. Love a... more

tags: I recommend

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1/30/2009 BG Hoover tagged as: I read, I recommend

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12/23/2008 Ali B said: 852916
tags: newbery, juvenile, historical

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12/20/2007 Sam Schmit

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8/12/2007 Christy Evers said: A sweet book. I was drawn to the characters immediately. It tugged on my heart.
tags: I read

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